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Forecast issued at: 05 April 2020 12:00, valid until: 06 April 2020 12:00

Small Craft Warning

South to Southeast winds veering Southwest this evening and tonight will reach force 6 or higher on coasts from Belfast Lough to Carnsore Point to Mizen Head.

Issued at: Sunday 05-04-2020 12:00

Gale Warning

South to Southeast winds veering South to Southwest this evening, will reach gale force today on Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Erris Head to Belfast Lough, and also occasionally in the Irish Sea.

Southwest winds will continue to reach gale force tonight on coasts from Erris Head to Rossan Point to Malin Head.

Issued at: Sunday 05-04-2020 12:00

Atlantic Swell

Developing tomorrow along the West coast.

Meteorological Situation at 0900

A large deepening area of low pressure of 972 hPa centred around 400 nautical miles west of Ireland feeds a mild and strong southerly airflow over Ireland. Weather fronts will move eastwards across the country today clearing into the Irish Sea by early tonight, and followed in turn by a moderating west to southwest airflow.

Gale Warning: In effect

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Swell Developing tomorrow along the West coast.: yes

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Belfast Lough to Carnsore Point to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea

Wind: South to southeast force 6 or 7 and gusty, touching gale force 8 later today in the Irish Sea. Veering southwest this evening and tonight and moderating force 5 to 7. Further moderating west to southwest force 4 to 6 tomorrow morning.

Weather: Rain becoming widespread from the south and west today followed by showers this evening and tonight.

Visibility: Becoming moderate or poor for a time in rain.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Erris Head to Belfast Lough

Wind: South to southeast force 7 or gale force 8 and gusty, veering south to southwest and gusty this evening. Further veering southwest force 6 to gale force 8 tonight, strongest in the northwest. Moderating west to southwest force 5 to 7 tomorrow morning.

Weather: Rain becoming widespread from the south and west today followed by showers this evening and tonight.

Visibility: Becoming moderate or poor for a time in rain.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until Tuesday 07 April 2020 12:00

Fresh or strong west to southwest winds backing southerly and easing for a time before strengthening again later. Scattered showers.

Forecast issued at: 05 April 2020 12:00, valid until: 06 April 2020 12:00

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